Lower electricity prices for 39,000 small businesses in 2019, but greater savings still found by shopping around.

Following pressure from the federal government, small business energy customers on 'standing offers' coming up for expiry across a range of leading energy retailers will benefit from lower electricity rates starting from 1 January 2019. Yet these customers will continue to overpay and be slugged with a 'loyalty tax' by not shopping around.

AGL customers on highest rates will receive a 10% discount from January 1

Over 150,000 AGL customers who have been on standing offers for over a year will have their electricity rates automatically reduced by up to 10% from January 1, 2019.

Opinion: what does 'fair-dinkum' energy really mean?

With a Twitter feud raging over the definition of 'fair dinkum' energy policy, it has been interesting to observe the lack of attention on the role of private sector innovations. As CEO of Australia's leading SME focused energy broker, I would like to set the politics of energy aside and instead outline how our company is helping Australian businesses save costs, reinvest in their operations and pass savings onto the consumer.

Power prices continue to fall in South East Queensland, but are customers switching?

The latest report by the Queensland Competition Authority has revealed a continuation of declining prices on offer from energy retailers in South East Queensland and stark differences between the most expensive and least expensive retail rates.

DiFY turns 1!

It was just one year ago the team at Make it Cheaper had a vision to help Australians say goodbye to expensive, non-competitive energy deals with zero hassle, no cost and big savings.

Energy customers to be notified before their rates rise from 2019

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has announced a new five day notice period before planned electricity and gas price rises for energy customers.

Electricity and gas among fastest rising household expenses in the last decade

According to the latest released consumer price index (CPI) figures from the ABS, the cost of electricity and gas were the fastest rising household expenses for Australians in the last decade, trailing only increases in the costs of tobacco and tailored cigarettes.

10,000 Australians (and counting) now saving on energy bills forever with DiFY

Instead of performing a new energy comparison every time your contract is due to renew, Make it Cheaper customers can sign up to DiFY once, then get great savings forever. The response to DiFY has been phenomenal, and today we've signed up our 10,000th DiFY customer.

78% of Australian small businesses overpaying on electricity

A study of over 22,000 business and household energy customer’s bills in the first half of 2018 by energy comparison company Make it Cheaper has revealed most customers are paying for unnecessarily high bills if they fail to compare multiple retailer offers.

NEG endorsed by Coalition party room

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) was endorsed by an overwhelming majority of Coalition MPs in a party room meeting today, clearing the way for new legislation to be tabled as early as this week.